A-Level Mathematics

Did You Know?

Taking A-level Maths can add an average of £6,000 to your annual salary.

Key Information


Two Year Course

Examination Board





Assessment at the end of the two years is by three two-hour exams.

Paper 1: Pure Maths
Paper 2: Pure Maths
Paper 3: Mechanics and Statistics

To find out more about the A-Level Maths course please visit the Edexcel website where you will find the specification, example exam papers, resources and more.

What do I need to study this course?

You will need GCSE Maths at grade 6 or above and a graphical calculator which can be bought from the College.

What will I study?

The A-level Mathematics course builds on the skills, knowledge and techniques you have studied at GCSE. You will develop your understanding of mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment. You will use mathematical argument and reasoning together with mathematical language and proof. You will study topics from the fields of pure mathematics, mechanics and statistics. The increased importance of the use of technology means all students will need a graphical calculator for this course.

What next?

Students from Notre Dame progress to a range of universities including Russell Group institutions. As well as mathematical degree courses, A-level Maths enables you to progress on to degree courses and careers in Physics, Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Medicine and many others.

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